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Regal Scottish Masters 1997

Motherwell Civic Centre, Motherwell, Scotland (Sep 30 - Oct 5, 1997)
Invitational tournament
180,000 purse, 60,000 first prize

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Englishman Nigel Bond came back from 6-8 and 0-61 down to steal the 1997 Regal Masters title from local favourite Alan McManus.

This is Bond's fifth major title. It earned him 60,000. McManus received 29,000 plus 5,000 for the highest break, a 140 in the semi-finals.

Pictures

Eric Whitehead)

Results

(Players are English unless stated)

Final

Nigel Bond 9-8 Alan McManus (Scotland) 

26-64, 17-102, 99-4, 5-74, 84-53, 77-0, 78-28, 58-29, 128-0 (128),
24-93, 44-69, 12-112, 2-74, 12-90, 67-61, 72-14, 67-30

Semi-finals

Alan McManus (Scotland) 6-5 John Higgins (Scotland)

140-0 (140), 22-96, 50-90, 65-55, 5-127 (100+),
0-88, 80-0, 56-42, 35-82, 56-52, 70-56

Nigel Bond 6-3 John Parrott

67-62, 46-67, 27-104, 76-54, 76-39, 36-69, 72-0, 84-8, 73-8

Quarter-finals

Alan McManus (Scotland) 6-3 Peter Ebdon

John Higgins (Scotland) 6-2 Ronnie O'Sullivan
John Parrott            6-5 Stephen Hendry (Scotland)
Nigel Bond              6-5 Ken Doherty (Ireland)

First round

Alan McManus (Scotland) 5-4 Mark J Williams (Wales)

Ronnie O'Sullivan       5-1 Alain Robidoux (Canada)

John Parrott            5-2 Jimmy White

Nigel Bond              5-4 Steve Davis 

Related Pages

1995 Regal Scottish Masters
1996 Regal Scottish Masters
Regal Scottish Masters Finals

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